Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Watch trailer for The People's Strictly for Comic Relief

Here's a first look at new Strictly Come Dancing spin-off The People's Strictly.

The four-part series is a Comic Relief special and, for the first time, sees members of the public take to the Strictly Come Dancing dancefloor.

The public nominated deserving Strictly super-fans in their thousands and six lucky contestants were selected for their tireless and selfless work which has helped change so many lives for the better.

They include fundraisers Phillip Barnett and Michael Pattie, MS campaigner Trishna Bharadia, Anna Kennedy OBE, who set up the largest school for autism in the UK, charity worker Heather Parsons and amputee army medic Cassidy Little.

Each contestant has ben be paired with a professional dancer from the Strictly Come Dancing family.

They will then spend five weeks being immersed in the Strictly experience, as they prepare to become the new stars of the ballroom.

It'll be the public who ultimately crowns a winner during the live Comic Relief telethon on BBC One on March 13.

However the show begins February 25 on BBC One as the contestants are told they've been chosen for the show and meet their pro partners for the first time.

Watch a clip of the new series above!

Browse pictures of the People's Strictly for Comic Relief contestants here...

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